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Narrow-Stance Dumbbell Squat

Narrow-Stance Dumbbell Squat
Muscle Groups
  • Abs and Core
  • Hips & Buttocks
  • Legs
Purposes
  • Leg strength
  • Glute strength
  • Hip strength
  • Trunk strength

Overview

The narrow stance dumbbell squat only requires a set of dumbbells. Therefore it is a good exercise for people working out at home. For variety you can hold the dumbbells different places; by your sides, on your shoulders or overhead. The narrow stance dumbbell squat is a good way to progress once you have mastered the bodyweight squat.

Description

  • With the feet placed directly under the hips (narrow), hold a pair of dumbbells in your hands.
  • Slowly descend by bending your hips and knees.
  • Keep your back straight and your chest up, and maintain the weight on your heels.
  • Keeping the knees in line with the angle of the feet, return to the top.

Mistakes

  • Rounding the back
  • Buckling the knees inward
  • Tilting the ankles inward

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